How the US Economy Took-In Out-of-College Workers

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The declining college numbers is proving to be a global phenomenon. Despite ranking top in the world’s higher education, the US student population is following a downside dip. The percentage of high school graduates opting to enter college decreased. According to the latest government data, … [Read more...]

Offsetting the Decline in Foreign Student Entrants

Offsetting the Decline in Foreign Student Entrants

The recent HEFCE findings saw a cause for universities to be crestfallen.  After thirty years of steady climb, the UK institutions witnessed its first ever decline in foreign student entrants.  The decline, which is creating issues in universities’ funds, is bad news. The good news is that … [Read more...]

Foreign Students No More: the Impact of UK’s Tough Visa Control

Foreign Students No More: the Impact of UK’s Tough Visa Control

Diversity and financial edge – these are the sacrificial lambs behind UK’s tough immigration policies.  The ministers had been warned, but took no heed.  The recent study conducted by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) shows the cost of ignoring such counsel. The diminishing … [Read more...]

Nigel Carrington on Creativity and Economic Success

Nigel Carrington on Creativity and Economic Success

“The creative and cultural industries make up the second largest, and fastest growing, sector of the UK economy, worth £8 million per hour and accounting for 5.6% of jobs.” This is the heart of Nigel Carrington’s reply to the recent recommendation released by the Confederation of British Industry … [Read more...]

How English Will be Taught at Leeds

How English Will be Taught at Leeds

Grammar, in the context of GCSE level, has seen a profound nose-dive.   The City of Leeds School has considered it necessary to revamp its method of delivery. All English pupils will, therefore, be taking the English subject as a second language. Ofsted inspections The move is seen to be part … [Read more...]

Getting hired: Same old graduate dilemma

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Obtaining the right skill to boost the graduate’s employment prospects seemed not to be apt at university. Employers continue to lament over the emerging graduates’ gap in skill; yet, they fail to perform their part of the deal. Available job internships can’t provide a proper fix. Experts … [Read more...]